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posted by martyb on Saturday December 25 2021, @11:30AM   Printer-friendly
from the this-time-for-sure! dept.

James Webb Space Telescope reaches launch pad for Christmas liftoff

The James Webb Space Telescope is due to launch on Saturday (Dec. 25) during a 32-minute window that opens at 7:20 a.m. EST (1220 GMT). The massive observatory will blast off from Kourou, French Guiana, atop an Ariane 5 rocket operated by European launch provider Arianespace. You can watch launch coverage live at Space.com beginning at 6 a.m. EST (1100 GMT) courtesy of NASA or you can watch directly at the agency's website.

ESA launch kit (PDF).

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  • (Score: 2, Touché) by khallow on Saturday December 25 2021, @12:26AM (1 child)

    by khallow (3766) Subscriber Badge on Saturday December 25 2021, @12:26AM (#1207711) Journal

    but I guess something broke

    Like all your fellow Soylentils, perhaps?

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  • (Score: 4, Touché) by acid andy on Saturday December 25 2021, @01:36AM

    by acid andy (1683) on Saturday December 25 2021, @01:36AM (#1207721) Homepage Journal

    Shouldn't you consider the possibility that it's the complement of the set of fellow Soylentils that's broken?

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